I was on an actual holiday last week and of course, now that festival season is over, there were buttloads of shows announced in that time. Here’s an overview of the new prospects for nights out. All prices are without fees.
Hidden Agenda celebrate their third birthday with two gigs the weekend of Friday October 3rd / Saturday October 4th. Friday sees Cyril Hahn play Button Factory. Late show 11pm. €15. Saturday sees a double DJ sets from Mount Kimbie & Darkstar at Opium Rooms. Another late gig. 11pm @ €10.
Royal Blood play The Academy on Monday October 27th. Tickets €20.
Slow Skies @ The Sugar Club – Wednesday October 8th. €8
Sean Nicholas Savage plays Whelan’s on Friday October 10th. €12
Kormac’s Big Band @ The Button Factory Saturday October 11th. €18. New album launch.
We Cut Corners @ The Academy – Thursday October 16th. €15.
My Brightest Diamond returns to Dublin for a show at The Workman’s Club on Friday October 31st.
Morrissey with support Anna Calvi @ what was the O2 Arena which is now 3Arena on Monday December 1st. €59.50.
The Blades return for a December show @ The Olympia Theatre on Friday 5th December. €20.
Nick Mulvey plays Whelan’s on Tuesday December 9th. €15.
Delorentos play Vicar Street on Friday December 12th. Tickets €12.
Gruff Rhys with guest Martin Carr (The Boo Radleys) plays @ The Pepper Canister Church on Tuesday 16th of December.
Brassland are returning to the National Concert Hall this December with two new shows across two nights. Saturday December 13 features This is The Kit, Sounds of the South featuring Frazey Ford, Matthew E. White with members of Megafaun and Fight the Big Bull performing music collected by American folklorist Alan Lomax, Buke & Gase and Crash Ensemble performing the music of Bryce Dessner.
Sunday December 14 sees the European debut of Doveman’s Burgundy Stain Sessions featuring Glen Hansard (Swell Season, Once, The Frames), Paul Noonan (Bell X-1) and Lisa O’Neill. More info & tickets.
David Gray announced a December tour. Fri Dec 5th, Cork Opera House / Sat Dec 6th, Killarney INEC / Sun Dec 7th, Dublin BGET / Tues Dec 9th, Belfast Waterfront.
Sting & Paul Simon are playing together in 3Arena (formerly The O2), april 7th 2015. €39.05 on sale Friday.
And.. Billy Idol is playing Vicar Street on Friday November 7th.